In this completely updated version of his highly acclaimed text, Harold Doweiko presents detailed coverage of the most commonly abused chemicals and their effects. You'll find the latest information on such intriguing topics as: the latest drugs such as ''CAT,'' Ice, and the resurgence of heroin; substance abuse by the mentally ill; the pharmacological treatment of addiction; the use and abuse of anabolic steroids; addictions in the elderly, homosexuals, Native Americans, and others; the relationship between drug use and crime.
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Dr. Harold E. Doweiko is a licensed psychologist who has been on staff at the Gundersen-Lutheran medical Center in La Crosse, Wisconsin, for 19 years, working with the substance abuse rehabilitation program, the chronic pain management program, and the traditional adult mental health patients, including "dual diagnosis" patients. He has served with the La Crosse (Wisconsin) County Drug Court for several years, and as a professional witness on the topic of substance use disorders for federal and state courts in Kansas, Wisconsin, and Minnesota. Dr. Doweiko has served as an adjunct faculty member for colleges in both Wisconsin and Minnesota, most recently with the Viterbo University counselor education program in La Crosse, Wisconsin.Review:
"This is an excellent graduate level test, the first that I've seen that provides an academic discussion of the biopsychoscocial aspects of substance abuse, at both individual and societal levels. The author is courageous enough to critically discuss many of the "sacred cows" of traditional substance abuse treatment literature, including Abstinence only programs, 12 Step programs (including the offshoots of CODA and ACOA), and the Minnesota treatment model. These discussions are even handed, drawing from research studies to support or question the "common knowledge" of addiction science; from diagnosis through treatment and long term recovery."
"This textbook provides the best overall introduction to substance abuse counseling. It can be used for beginning and advanced counselors."
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Book Description Brooks Cole, 1995. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0534339042
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Book Description Brooks/Cole Pub Co, 1995. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 3rd. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0534339042